After a collective push to hire more than a million U.S. military veterans in recent years, business is wrestling with a new challenge: holding on to them. A 2016 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation survey of 1,000 veterans found 44% left their first post-military jobs within a year—a finding similar to that of a 2014
I had been preparing for my transition out of the military years before my official retirement date. As a Navy Career Counselor Senior Chief, I was sure that I had the process right. Was I ever so wrong? The Navy did a great job developing me as a leader and providing me with valuable skills and tools needed to enter the civilian workforce. However; I lacked the experience of knowing how to showcase these exceptional skills in landing my perfect job.
Where would we be without our community partners? They support us in so many ways – in kind, promotional and monetary donations, local veteran job hires, and helping us to communicate our message. SDG&E has been that partner to NVTSI and Operation REBOOT. SDG&E recently donated $15,000 in support of our REBOOT Workshops in San
San Diegans continue to go to bat for its veterans. The San Diego Padres, along with San Diego Gas & Electric have created an easy way for people to raise money for San Diego’s veterans as they transition back to civilian life and find meaningful employment – through a program they call, Going to Bat
During the graduation of REBOOT Workshop class # 84’s graduation ceremony on July 29, County of San Diego Supervisor Dave Roberts presented the National Veterans Transition Services, Inc.’s Co-founder and President, retired Navy Master Chief Maurice Wilson with a proclamation declaring NVTSI an official Live Well San Diego partner, and July 29 to be “National Veterans Transition
Gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness. And that is where we find ourselves – grateful to our partners and supporters. Recently, Ashford University made a generous donation of $12,500 to Operation REBOOT, while Ingram Micro donated $4,000. This helps us greatly to continue to do what we do – help transition veterans back to civilian life.
On public holidays, Americans salute their military. This Fourth of July will be no exception. In big cities and small towns across America, families will line the streets to watch Fourth of July parades, and sports stadiums around the country will bring veterans of all ages to center field, lighting up the skies with fireworks
(IRVINE, CA) June 23, 2016 – The Habit Burger Grill and thousands of hungry fans in San Diego raised more than $11,000 to support National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. (NVTSI), also known as REBOOT, a non-profit that helps veterans transition back to civilian life. As a way to celebrate National Burger Month and to introduce
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy NVTSI is thrilled to partner with Bank of America Orange County, as they help Operation REBOOT to expand into the Orange County region and help us do what
San Diego is home to nearly 100,000 active service members and more than 240,000 veterans living and working right here – one of the highest such populations anywhere in the United States. While we owe a debt of gratitude for the service of veterans and their families, we also owe it to ourselves to recognize